Sunday, October 2, 2016

#NYCC2016 Exclusive: Evan Dorkin, Sarah Dyer, and Erin Humiston's “Calla Cthulhu” and “Dork!” to be rereleased

MILWAUKIE, Ore., (September 27, 2016)—Dark Horse proudly announces further collaborations with Eisner Award–winning creator Evan Dorkin (Beasts of Burden, Milk and Cheese) and Sarah Dyer (Beasts of Burden, Action Girl Comics). Dorkin and Dyer have been a major creative team in the comics industry for years, and Dark Horse is proud to present new projects with them. In 2017, Dark Horse will publish a trade paperback of Calla Cthulhu and a hardcover collection of Dork!

Calla Cthulhu, originally published by Stela, is a modern twist on Lovecraft’s mythos. Calla Cthulhu tells the story of Calla Tafali, a teenager of the Great Old Ones’ bloodline, as she battles supernatural monsters, human assassins, and her uncle, the King in Yellow. Calla must resist her uncle’s call to embrace her dark heritage while also preventing the awakening of the R’lyeh—the Dread One. Co-creator Erin Humiston (Calla Cthulhu, BAND) pencils, Mario A. Gonzalez (Calla Cthulhu, Wyliman) inks, and Bill Mudron (Dark Horse Presents, Star Trek: The Next Generation Adult Coloring Book) colors this graphic novel.
,/br> Dark Horse will also collect Evan Dorkin’s beloved series Dork! into a beautiful hardcover edition. The Dork! hardcover collects material from Dork! #1–#11 and miscellaneous odds, ends, and extras. Includes the Devil Puppet, the Murder Family, hundreds of Fun Strips, and the Eisner Award–nominated story “Cluttered Like My Head.”

Calla Cthulhu goes on sale August 16, 2017. Dork! will be available for purchase in late 2017.

About Dark Horse

For thirty years, Dark Horse Comics has proven to be a solid example of how integrity and innovation can help broaden a unique storytelling medium and establish a small, homegrown company as an industry giant. Founded in 1986 by Mike Richardson, the company is known for the progressive and creator-friendly atmosphere it provides for writers and artists. In addition to publishing comics from top talent, such as Eric Powell, Mike Mignola, Geof Darrow, Brian Wood, Gail Simone, Stan Sakai, and Guillermo del Toro, and comics legends, such as Will Eisner, Milo Manara, Kazuo Koike, Neil Gaiman, and Frank Miller, Dark Horse has developed its own successful properties, such as The Mask, Ghost, X, and Barb Wire. Its successful line of comics, manga, and products based on popular properties includes Dragon Age, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Aliens, Conan, Tomb Raider, Halo, The Witcher, Serenity, Game of Thrones, and Avatar: The Last Airbender. Today Dark Horse Comics is the largest independent comic book publisher in the US and is recognized as one of the world’s leading entertainment publishers.


Dark Horse Comics Press Release

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